|Their I was, in 1962, just fifteen miles from 'Hitsville' USA. I got in my car, with my guitar, and i went to see Berry Gordy, if he would see me. So I walked into Hitsville USA and low and behold there is Marvin Gaye. Sat down and rapped with him for a while, then it was my time to see Berry Gordy. I went in, sat down with Berry Gordy and played him a couple songs with my guitar, back when you that...
He said 'you are good man', we can make a "soul" Bobby Darin out of you"... That’s what he said... But being an entrepreneur that I was, I wanted to do things myself. So I ran into this guy that said he new all these "Motown People" and where they congregate and record.. "United Sounds" Studios Detroit, and said" I can get musicians for you".
I said "that sounds pretty good", and he arraigned to get the early version of "The Funk Brothers". I said what do you got? Who are the funk brothers?
That was it , had to do it right , all live, no misses...
It went to a syndicated program with DJ "Brother John" and was heard all over the U.S. I said " where's the money???" Money Money Money Money, I need to find something
As a child I used to find objects, coins, shiny objects, frozen artifacts in snowmelt. I began finding a different world then music, I began trading, collecting older items and buying and selling. Then I became more interest in this as a trade. I found Enstien autographed photos by E Willard Spur. While the Pasadena freeway was being constructed. Einstein had been there in '31 visiting Charlie Chaplan !, a friend who was working on the project and offered them to me.
Fast forward, after a long hiatus from studio recording, I have started recording and released 'Sole Intention',2013, followed by 'Rounder Edges' 2017, 'Vocal Passage' just rereleased in 2020, and a soon to be released album 'Vocal Passage' 2021.